We were delighted to be contacted by Magnus and India after they came to Potager recently. Not only did they enjoy their visit but they took some great photos, which they have put on their blog: http://www.haarkon.co.uk/explore-blog/potager-garden-cornwall-england They also have a great Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/haarkon_
Sunday 5th June 2016 3 – 7pm The garden will be open again this year as a part of the National Garden Scheme, raising money for several different charities. As well as raising money for good causes, being a part of the NGS scheme helps to motivate us to keep developing the garden. A number […]
Angelica Sheldon-Fentem is taking part in Open Studios this year and will be in her studio at Potager on the following days: Sat 28th May, Sun 29th May, Mon 30th May, Tue 31st May, Thu 2nd Jun, Fri 3rd Jun, Sat 4th Jun, Sun 5th Jun The café will be open and you’re welcome to […]
Things seem to happen quite slowly here, but we get there in the end… We were planting up a new area of the garden last week and I realised that it was the culmination of some three years’ work. The bank in the photo was once (back in the 1980’s, when Potager was a garden […]
Potager will be taking part in Open Studios 2016 28th/29th/30th May and 4th/5th June What’s it all about? Open Studios Cornwall is Cornwall’s largest free art event, which opens its doors for a week long art extravaganza to celebrate one of the country’s most creative art scenes. Bringing together artists both up-and-coming and established, the […]
Ungi molinae is a dense evergreen shrub with white bowl-shaped flowers in the spring and delicious red fruit in the autumn. Queen Victoria had the fruit grown for her here in Cornwall’s mild climate and sent by train to her table.
We’ve been busy over the winter months. Our Friday volunteering day has continued throughout and we’ve made a good start on the renovation of the vegetable garden. We’re re-fencing the garden and edging the paths with brick to make mowing easier. The café has had a thorough clean and we’ve fitted a new woodburner. The […]